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June 19, 2001

1. Call to Order

Mayor Brian Krajewski called the regular meeting of the Village Council of the Village of Downers Grove to order at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Downers Grove Village Hall.

Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag

Mayor Krajewski led those present in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

2. Roll Call

Present: Commissioner Michael Gilbert, Commissioner Thomas Sisul, Commissioner Marilyn Schnell, Commissioner Martin Tully, Commissioner Mark Zabloudil and Mayor Brian Krajewski Absent: Village Clerk April Holden Non Voting: Deputy Village Clerk Linda Brown, Village Manager Riccardo Ginex and Village Manager Riccardo Ginex

3. Minutes of Workshop and Council Meetings

Council Meeting – June 5, 2001 Workshop Meeting – June 12, 2001 Commissioner Tully noted that the word “refer” in the first full sentence on page 7 of the minutes of the Council meeting of June 5, 2001 should be “defer.”

4. Public Comments and Questions

A. Comments and Questions on Active Agenda

Rob Novak, 4218 Florence, spoke concerning the Ordinance amending the setbacks on Ogden Avenue. He asked about the minimum setbacks for parking or structures not on Ogden but on adjacent side streets.

Commissioner Tully said this Ordinance has no affect on Ogden Avenue at all. It applies solely to side streets that intersect Ogden Avenue throughout its length within the Village. This Ordinance will change the setback for parking and vehicular display on side streets intersecting Ogden Avenue. It will not change open space requirements, green space requirements or where buildings set.

Mr. Novak asked about the impact on green space with regard to automobile display.

Commissioner Tully said there is no impact on the requirement that the lot as a whole have ten percent green space. If property owners were to redevelop their property, they would still have to comply with the ten percent green space requirement even if they wanted to take advantage of the reduced setback on the side streets for parking and vehicular display. They would have to put the green space somewhere else.

Mr. Novak asked if the green space could be directed toward the residential properties. Commissioner Tully said on side streets there is a requirement of a transitional buffer zone. There is a 25-foot transitional yard requirement on the commercial property as one goes off Ogden Avenue into the residential area. While still on the commercial property, there is a 25-foot setback which transitions into the setback that is for residentially zoned property.

Commissioner Tully said the 25-foot buffer zone extends on the side street as it abuts residentially zoned property there. The setback for parking and vehicular display is a 25-foot transitional area or buffer zone from the commercially zoned lot to the residential lot.

Village Attorney Dan Blondin said there is a transitional yard between business zoned property and residentially zoned property wherever they meet.

Commissioner Tully referred to a diagram that shows the proposed changes and their effect. He said this is parking for display vehicles.

Mr. Novak asked if consideration had been given to the parking situation on Florence north of Ogden with respect to Luxury Motors. When an auto carrier unloads on Florence, the carrier parks and unloads on one side of the street while employees park on the other side, effectively blocking the street for three to ten minutes. This is a potential problem in the event of an emergency.

Mayor Krajewski said this is a separate issue from that addressed in the proposed Ordinance. Mr. Novak asked that this matter be addressed.

The Mayor said this was briefly discussed at the Coffee With the Council. He asked Mr. Novak to bring this up under General Comments.

In response to the Mayor, Commissioner Tully said the Council voted to table this matter at the last Council meeting in order to meet with representatives of the Economic Development Commission (EDC) and the Zoning Commission to explore differences they might have with respect to the proposed text amendment to the Zoning Ordinance. There were a number of issues raised at the March Zoning Commission meeting regarding the proposed revisions to the setback requirements on the intersecting the streets on Ogden Avenue. One of the issues was that the Zoning Commission considered this issue at their March 2001 meeting and the EDC considered it at their April 2001 meeting. The Zoning Commission forwarded a recommendation that the Council not adopt the reduction of the setback requirement from 25 feet to 8 feet, while the EDC recommended in favor of it. Members of the Village Council, the EDC and the Zoning Commission held a public meeting on June 13, 2001 to discuss the reasons, the history and the genesis of the recommendation by the EDC for the text amendment that would reduce the setback requirements for vehicular display and parking along side streets intersecting Ogden from what is now 25 feet to 8 feet. An example raised was the Steak ‘N Shake on Downers Drive. The setback requirement on each side of that street is currently eight feet. There was a better appreciation of what was being proposed and its impact and why it was being done. He felt everyone had a better understanding of what was being done. Had this discussion taken place before the Zoning Commission voted on this issue, the outcome might have been different. Commissioner Tully said his own questions and concerns were all addressed.

Commissioner Tully reiterated that this only affects the side streets intersecting Ogden Avenue. It has no bearing whatsoever on Ogden Avenue frontage. Further, it does not changing existing requirements for green space on lots along Ogden Avenue. The proposed eight foot setback is only for parking vehicular display, not for where buildings can go. The majority on the existing setbacks as they exist now on Ogden Avenue side streets are less than ten feet and over half of them are five feet or less. The reason for the move from a 25-foot side street setback to and 8-foot side street setback along Ogden Avenue is to encourage redevelopment of these lots without having to offer financial subsidies to businesses to do so. By reducing the side street setback, the owners of the lots have an incentive to redevelop their lots because there is more space to work with, making it more economically feasible to redevelop. Further, many of these lots are currently less than eight feet and substantially less than 25 feet setback off the right-of-way, not necessarily off the street, and in order to redevelop the lot, the owners would have to go from less than five feet or zero feet setback to a 25 foot setback. This would discourage any redevelopment and the buildings would stay the way they are. The hope is that this change will encourage redevelopment along Ogden Avenue and improve the aesthetics without the Village having to provide a subsidy to do so. At the Steak ‘N Shake on Ogden and Downers Drive, there is currently an eight foot setback. If they were to remodel or reconstruct or reconfigure their property and have to comply with a 25-foot setback, their parking along the west side of the lot would be extinguished. This would be a big disincentive for anyone to redevelop that property. Many lots had their current setbacks prior to being part of Downers Grove and the parcels were grandfathered in. One of the purposes of the proposed revision to the setback requirement is to free up the owners to redevelop the property in ways that might improve the looks of Ogden Avenue and contribute more financially to the Village in terms of sales tax revenue and property tax revenue.

Commissioner Tully thanked the Council for deferring this item. He said the two-week postponement was well worth the investment in intergovernmental communication. He thanked the members of the EDC and the Zoning Commission as well as Planning Services for participating in the meeting.

The Mayor thanked Commissioner Tully for his involvement in this matter.

Bob Sullivan, 1090 39th Street, said he was at the meeting of the Zoning Commission and the Economic Development Commission. He said he was satisfied with the follow through and the meeting. He said eight foot setbacks look better after an explanation. He said there was an inventory of the setbacks of 102 corners of the Village. He said there were aerials pointing out the idea of a parkway and a sidewalk which would provide green space above and beyond an eight foot setback. He said they reviewed Steak ‘N Shake, the credit union and another lot with a range of setbacks. He said he appreciated the consideration of the Council in this matter.

Joe Nasvik, 3934 Earlston, said there are several construction issues involving grades, trees, culverts, retaining walls and ramps in order to make the sidewalk possible on Earlston Road. He said there are other issues he would like noted. One is loss of privacy due to the distance walkways are being set in off the road. Another has to do with rather completely changing the character of Earlston because nearly half the trees on one side will be cut and removed. He had a concern about changing property values, especially with houses that will end up with no trees in their front yards. He said he feels strongly that whether or not there is a sidewalk the real significant safety issue has to do with the street not the sidewalk. He asked for a meeting with the appropriate department to discuss ways to make the street safer. He said he thinks that would have to do with limiting traffic and slowing down traffic. Earlston Road along with all of the other north/south streets between Main and Fairview are small, residential streets. They are nonconforming. Through streets are the ones that go around this area. That is where traffic that is not residential should be. He presented a petition signed by people on the block. There were 24 houses involved. Two residents refused to sign the petition because they were neither for nor against sidewalks. He said 90 percent of the people on the street do not want sidewalks. He said one of the values of Downers Grove is the diversity both in its people and its streets and neighborhoods. He said he did not think the goal of the Village should be to make all of its streets alike.

Christine Fregeau, 1918 Elmore, said she would like to speak in favor of the motion being presented tonight, the inclusion of Earlston on the alternate list, and the hope for additional and supplemental funding for the $6.5 million worth of sidewalks that make up the current matrix. The Commissioners and the Parking & Traffic Commission are empowered by all Downers Grove residents with the responsibility of making the recommendations to the Village Council for the good of the community and based on what staff and the engineers have researched, along with input from the residents, which has a very designated place. The Mayor and Council are empowered to make responsible decisions that are not always popular based on recommendations from the Commissions. This is for the good of the entire community including all the users of the public right-of-way in addition to adjacent property owners. She said it means taking a stand on tough issues and emotional subjects in order to plan and manage the Village. There has to be a strategic plan to improve and develop, as well as retrofit what exists beyond what everyone may or may not prefer. She said last week it was stated at the meeting she attended that resident meetings and design plans had not happened with regard to Earlston in looking at the list of 2001 sidewalks. She said she has learned since then that meetings have occurred and in addition to specific hearings in Council Workshops a few years ago, there was also a design plan that was shelved. A very lengthy public process and subsequent deferral ensued and negatively impacted the installation of all sidewalks in 1999 and there were no installations for one year. She said there was a very productive meeting and there is hope for everyone, for those who are proponents of safe places to walk and for the residents hoping to see flexibility and accommodations from the Council and staff to make this what it needs to be for everybody concerned. There were several extensive reports and evaluations on file for Earlston and Glendenning.

Ms. Fregeau quoted comments from final report dated March 2000 for the study area bounded by 39th Street, Ogden, Fairview and Main Street from the Parking & Traffic Commission hearing in March 1999 regarding the Parking & Traffic Commission’s belief that sidewalks should be constructed on at least one side of every street in the community as per the recommendation of the Total Community Development II Infrastructure Committee. P&T emphasized their belief that the matrix was an outstanding tool. The report indicates that sidewalks have a regional benefit and that sidewalks warranted according to the matrix should be constructed in an area regardless of sentiment or opinion of those residents living there or adjacent to the proposed sidewalk. The report recognizes that the construction of sidewalks may force the elimination of some parkway trees in the public right-of-way. It further indicates that Village staff should do all that is possible to minimize the elimination of the urban forest during the design process. Regardless of the impact of new sidewalk construction on the right-of-way, the Parking & Traffic Commission believes that if sidewalk is warranted and justified, it should be constructed. She said streets are designed for cars, not for people to walk in. She said she is concerned about a narrow street like Earlston with blind hill considerations, an average speed as high as 35 miles per hour in some sections, a history of accidents, and a fatality in the immediate area. She said signs merely designate the right of way, they do not separate cars from people and are not a substitute for sidewalks. She said any street ranked as high as 5 out of 168 has been done so for the right reasons. The Village is sensitive to resident input and accommodating and flexible. She said input is intricate but not exclusive to the process. While there is a need to be respectful of the four property owners that will be most affected by any decision made, there is an accountability and responsibility to all the users of the street. This far outweighs individual desires of any property owners. She said the days of walking to the corner store or walking to the new and revitalized Village have been replaced by driving cars to pick up a loaf of bread. She said she hopes that does not happen and that people have a safe place to walk. She said long blocks encourage speeding and discourage walking. She said she hope sidewalks will create more livable neighborhoods for all. She said she hopes that the encouraging news she heard with regard to the Glendenning area will give neighbors hope and confidence in the process.

Mayor Krajewski said the Village would be going out for bid on areas outlined as well as the alternates that the Council may choose to move forward with depending on engineering and costs.

Commissioner Schnell said she provided the Council with a packet of information. Jack Bajor, Director of Public Works, Bob Jungwirth and she met yesterday with the County regarding the 40th and Glendenning project. The plans they had seen previously were very preliminary engineering drawings. She included in the packets a copy of the Resolution passed several years ago with a concept design showing paths. She said they talked with the County about what the residents, Council and community want. She said they discussed grading at length. The County agreed that the grading needs to be done before the sidewalks are installed. Regarding the time frame, Commissioner Schnell said there will be a public meeting with residents and the Council in late August/September with drawings showing paths over the wetland project. The project will then go out to bid. The earth moving part of the project will take place this winter. Plantings will take place in the spring. She said she and the staff expressed the desire to install sidewalks on 40th and Glendenning and the possibility of dovetailing the sidewalks with the paths the County would be doing. She said that during the design phase Village staff can work with the County as far as learning if sidewalks can be put in during next year’s construction. The Park District expressed desire to have Earlston available so that the earth moving process can begin there.

Regarding Earlston, north of 40th Street there are four lots that are problematic due to the grade and pitch of the road and trying to engineer sidewalks on those parcels. Dan Grecco presented a proposal this evening regarding this. They are planning to walk this area.

Commissioner Schnell said the 40th and Glendenning project will take place. She said 40th Street will not be closed.

Commissioner Schnell referenced a presentation made by Lisa Nasvik concerning the Earlston area.

B. Comments and Questions on General Matters

Rob Novak, 4218 Florence, raised the matter of the parking issue on Florence with respect to unloading cars off the transport. He asked that the Council consider a parking restriction specifically for Florence Avenue north of Ogden restricting parking to one side of the street for the entire depth of the commercial property on Ogden. He said this should not necessarily be limited to just Florence. He said he knows several instances within the Village where this would improve traffic flow. Currently there is parking allowed on both sides of Florence north of Ogden. This is restricting the area and allowing no access at some times. This is a huge safety concern as emergency vehicles could not access the properties. Successful business create additional congestion on the side streets. He said he was looking for the proper procedure to address this matter.

The Mayor asked the Village Manager to refer this issue to the Parking & Traffic Commission. He said there have recently been inquiries regarding this same issue on Oakwood and on Fairview.

Acting Manager Rick Ginex asked about signage.

Mr. Novak said there are no restrictions on Florence north of Ogden.

The Mayor said this issue would be referred to the Parking & Traffic Commission to include the entire length of Ogden Avenue in the Village.

Jane Amorosi, 5742 Dearborn Parkway, raised the issue of the parking garage. She said she thinks there should be more public interest and input as people realize information is available. She said she is concerned about the size. She said she thinks it may detract from the downtown although the drawings do have some attractive features. She said she would like to have a University planning department evaluate the plan. She said a neutral party could take the same data Desman has developed and may reach different conclusions. She referred to a brochure she received from the EDC stating there will be approximately 750 parking spaces covering approximately one acre and having five levels. She said some of the points she would like to have independently evaluated would include the following: Would the size of the garage negatively impact the atmosphere of the downtown; would the increased parking result in additional sales downtown, is it wise to provide commuter parking in the center of town , which is expensive land; how many commuter parkers would this draw from outside the Village; and will parking fees be high enough to reflect the fact that this is expensive and valuable land; would the parking fees cover the impact of increased traffic; why are other communities along the railroad tracks not providing parking for commuters in the heart of the Villages. She said Des Plaines tore down their parking garage six years ago, partly because it was not being used. They have replaced it with a library. In Hinsdale they have no plans for a big building.

The Mayor said Ms. Amorosi suggested on Saturday that the University of Illinois to do a study on the parking deck. He said it was pointed out at that time that three groups, Desman, Lakota, and Friedman have looked at this matter.

Ms. Amorosi said she mentioned Northwestern University as well. She said the Village used the University of Illinois previously when there was consideration of moving Burlington Avenue closer to the tracks. She said she does not think a parking garage should dominate the downtown.

The Mayor said the plans will be on display at the Heritage Festival.

Mike Kubes, 5538 Lyman, said he was at the Council meeting on behalf of SEASPAR and his wife, who was at a Park District meeting. He said that despite a very active schedule, he has still found time to coordinate and participate in the Adopt-A-Highway Program, American Cancer Relay for Life, Park District, Community Events Committee, Village meetings, Jaycee functions and yard work. He said he is mentioning this because with his hectic schedule he has found time for these projects and more. On April 24, 2001, Mayor Krajewski proclaimed Volunteer Week in Downers Grove. Volunteering should last all year long. He invited the entire community to volunteer in one form or another. The South East Association of Special Parks and Recreation (SEASPAR) was formed in 1976 to provide recreation services to individuals with disabilities. The five neighboring Park Districts of Darien, Downers Grove, Lisle, Westmont and Woodridge worked to form SEASPAR . Since 1976, seven other Villages have joined. SEASPAR conducts a variety of recreation programs throughout the year. This will be the sixth year he and his wife have volunteered their time in different projects to raise funds for SEASPAR . He invited people to stop by the dunk tank in the Lot of Fun at the Heritage Festival where he will be raising funds for SEASPAR on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights after 5:30 p.m. He along with Mayor Krajewski, Commissioner Tully, Tom Julian, Karl Fitzloff of Founders Hill, Dave Dahm of the Downers Grove Park District will be there.

5. Public Hearings

There were none.

6. Consent Agenda

COR00 -00531 Claim Ordinance: No. 5385, Payroll, June 15, 2001 Sponsors: Accounting A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: N/A

BIL00 -00532 List of Bills Payable: No. 5386a, June 19, 2001 (FY 2000/01) No. 5386b, June 19, 2001 (FY 2001/02) Sponsors: Accounting A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: N/A

BID00 -00536 Bids: Award Two-Year Traffic Signal Maintenance Contract to Pinner Electric, Inc. Sponsors: Public Works A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Traffic Signal Maintenance

BID00 -00537 Bid: $184,700.00 to Finkbinder Equipment Company, Burr Ridge, IL, for Purchase of 2001 Wirgen W1000L Pavement Milling Machine Sponsors: Public Works Commissioner Tully said in response to some questions asked last week, the annual maintenance cost for this machine is approximately $3,200.00. The life expectancy of this unit is estimated to be a minimum of 15 and maximum of 25 years. The estimated materials savings cost is estimated to be $40,000.00 per year which was used to calculate the payback period of 4 1/2 years. A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Pavement Milling Maching

BID00 -00538 Bid: Award Contract to EtherNetix as Internet/Network Service Provider Sponsors: Information Services A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Internet Access Provider

BID00 -00553 Bid: Award Contract to Versar for Geotechnical Services for Proposed Parking Deck Sponsors: Public Works A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Geotechnical Engineering, Versar, Inc. Passed The Consent Agenda

Commissioner Schnell said she gave her questions to the Village Manager. A motion was made by Commissioner Sisul, seconded by Commissioner Gilbert, that the consent agenda be passed. The motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski

7. Active Agenda

ORD00 -00498 Ordinance: Amend Setback Provisions for Ogden Avenue Sponsors: Zoning Commission Summary of Item: This will amend certain provisions of the Zoning Ordinance to reduce minimum setback requirements for parking and vehicle display areas only on the intersecting street sides of corner lots in the B-3 and M-1 zoning districts along Ogden Avenue.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SETBACK PROVISIONS FOR OGDEN AVENUE

ORDINANCE NO . 4303 A motion was made by Commissioner Sisul, seconded by Commissioner Gilbert, to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Zoning Ordinance – Setbacks

RES00 -00533 Resolution: Support of the Downers Grove Character Counts! Coalition Sponsors: Human Service Commission and Manager’s Office Summary of Item: This will endorse the mission and values of the Downers Grove CHARACTER COUNTS ! Coalition.

A RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF THE DOWNERS GROVE CHARACTER COUNTS ! COALITION

RESOLUTION 2001 -53 A motion was made by Commissioner Gilbert, seconded by Commissioner Zabloudil, to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Character Counts Coalition

RES00 -00534 Resolution: Authorize Execution of an Agreement for Legal Services with Michael F. McMahon re: DUI Prosecutions Sponsors: Village Attorney Summary of Item: This will authorize execution of an agreement with Michael F. McMahon for the prosecution of Village DUI violations in the DuPage County Courts from July 1, 2001, through April 30, 2002.

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT FOR LEGAL SERVICES WITH MICHAEL F . McMAHON

RESOLUTION 2001 -54 The Village Attorney said this is to be effective July 1, 2001. A motion was made by Commissioner Zabloudil, seconded by Commissioner Schnell, to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: DUI Prosecutions

RES00 -00535 Resolution: Authorizing Execution of an Agreement for Legal Services with Linda S. Pieczynski Sponsors: Village Attorney Summary of Item: This will authorize execution of an agreement with Linda S. Pieczynski for the prosecution of Village ordinance violations in the Downers Grove Field Court from May 1, 2001, through April 30, 2002.

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT FOR LEGAL SERVICES WITH LINDA S . PIECZYNSKI

RESOLUTION 2001 -55 A motion was made by Commissioner Schnell to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Village Prosecutor – Linda Pieczynski

RES00 -00539 Resolution: Authorize Agreement with the Indian Boundary YMCA for the 2001 Downers Grove Farmers’ Market Sponsors: Deputy Village Manager Summary of Item: This will approve the 2001 Farmers’ Market agreement between the Village and the Indian Boundary YMCA .

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE AND THE INDIAN BOUNDARY YMCA TO JOINTLY CONDUCT THE 2001 DOWNERS GROVE FARMERS ’ MARKET

RESOLUTION 2001 -56 A motion was made by Commissioner Tully, seconded by Commissioner Sisul, to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Farmers’ Market

RES00 -00540 Resolution: Opt-Out of Compliance with the Provisions of the Federal and Illinois Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Acts (HIPAA) for the Village Health Plan Year Beginning May 1, 2001 Sponsors: Human Resources Summary of Item: This will approve the Village’s election to opt-out of the requirements of the Federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 and the Illinois Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act for the health plan year beginning May 1, 2001. These Acts place certain conditions and limitations on pre-existing condition exclusions in group health insurance plans. As a non-federal governmental plan, the Village has the election under federal and state law to opt-out of compliance with most of the provisions of these Acts. To control health care costs and adequately maintain a self-funded health insurance plan, this resolution authorizes staff to file the necessary election documents for submittal to the appropriate state and federal officials.

A RESOLUTION TO OPT -OUT OF COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE FEDERAL AND ILLINOIS HEALTH INSURANCE PORTABILITY AND ACOUNTABILITY ACTS FOR THE VILLAGE HEALTH PLAN YEAR BEGINNING MAY 1 , 2001

RESOLUTION 2001 -57 A motion was made, seconded by Commissioner Tully, to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Federal Health Insurance Portability Act, HIPAA

RES00 -00541 Resolution: Amend Employee Administrative Rules and Regulations Sponsors: Human Resources Summary of Item: This will authorize certain amendments to Section 5.1.9 of the Village of Downers Grove Employee Administrtive Rules and Regulations concerning FLMA Leave requirements dated June 19, 2001.

A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE EMPLOYEE ADMINISTRATIVE RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE , ILLINOIS

RESOLUTION 2001 -58 A motion was made by Commissioner Sisul, seconded by Commissioner Gilbert, to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Employee Manual, Administrative Rules and Regulations

MOT00 -00542 Motion: Approve Sidewalk Improvement Program for 2001 Sponsors: Public Works Summary of Item: Motion to approve Sidewalk Improvement Program (Capital Project 02-01) for 2001 as recommended by the Director of Public Works. Provided, the area designated as “Area 1” in the Program shall be bid as an alternate and shall not be constructed unless specifically approved by the Village Council. Provided further, that sidewalk improvements to Earlston as proposed in last year’s Sidewalk Improvement Program shall also be bid as an alternate, but shall not be constructed unless specifically approved by the Village Council. The Village Manager and staff are authorized to take such actions as may be necessary to carry out the terms of this motion. The Mayor asked if the alternates listed last week were being bid out. Commissioner Schnell said they were. A motion was made by Commissioner Gilbert, seconded by Commissioner Zabloudil, to Approve this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Sidewalk Improvements – 2001

ORD00 -00543 Ordinance: Amend Traffic Regulatons on Blackburn Avenue Sponsors: Parking & Traffic Commission Summary of Item: At their meeting of April 17, 2001, the Parking & Traffic Commission unanimously recommended adoption of this ordinance which spaces a stop sign at the intersections of Blackburn Avenue and Claremont Drive to regulate traffic such that motorists on Blackburn Avenue must stop for Claremont Drive motorists.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TRAFFIC REGULATIONS ON BLACKBURN AVENUE

ORDINANCE NO . 4304 A motion was made by Commissioner Zabloudil, seconded by Commissioner Schnell, to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Blackburn Avenue, Stop Sign – Blackburn

ORD00 -00389 Ordinance: Amend Parking Restrictions on Brookbank Road Sponsors: Parking & Traffic Commission Summary of Item: At their meeting of April 17, 2001, the Parking & Traffic Commission unanimously recommended to amend Section 14-031.1 of the Village Code to allow parking in the marked parking stalls on the west side of Brookbank north of 63rd Street.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING PARKING RESTRICTIONS ON BROOKBANK ROAD

ORDINANCE NO . 4305 A motion was made by Commissioner Schnell to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Parking Restrictions – Brookbank Road

ORD00 -00545 Ordinance: Amend Parking Provisions of the Downers Grove Municipal Code Sponsors: Parking & Traffic Commission Summary of Item: At their meeting of May 15, 2001, the Parking and Traffic Commission unanimously recommended adoption of this ordinance which shall correct a number of inconsistent parking regulations due to construction in the Central Business District.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE PARKING PROVISIONS OF THE DOWNERS GROVE MUNICIPAL CODE

ORDINANCE NO . 4306 A motion was made, seconded by Commissioner Tully, to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Parking Regulations, Parking Provisions

ORD00 -00546 Ordinance: Annex 6101 Lee Avenue and 1699 Boundary Road Sponsors: Village Attorney Summary of Item: This will annex the property commonly known as 6101 Lee Avenue and 1699 Boundary Road. Following annexation, this property will be rezoned to R-3 Single Family Residential.

AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING CERTAIN TERRITORY TO THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE , ILLINOIS COMMONLY KNOWN AS 6101 LEE AVENUE AND 1699 BOUNDARY ROAD

ORDINANCE NO . 4307 A motion was made by Commissioner Tully, seconded by Commissioner Sisul, to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Annexation, Annexation-6101 Lee, Annexation-1699 Boundary

ORD00 -00547 Ordinance: Rezone 6101 Lee and 1699 Boundary from R-1 to R-3 Sponsors: Zoning Board of Appeals Summary of Item: At their meeting of April 25, 2001, the Zoning Board of Appeals unanimously recommended that the property commonly known as 6101 Lee Avenue and 1699 Boundary Road be rezoned from R-1 Single Family Residential to R-3 Single Family Residential.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE COMPREHENSIVE ZONING ORDINANCE OF THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE , ILLINOIS, CODIFIED AS CHAPTER 28 OF THE DOWNERS GROVE MUNICIPAL CODE , AS AMENDED TO REZONE 6101 LEE AVENUE AND 1699 BOUNDARY ROAD

ORDINANCE NO . 4308 A motion was made by Commissioner Sisul, seconded by Commissioner Gilbert, to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Rezone 6101 Lee and 1699 Boundary – R-1 to R-3

ORD00 -00548 Ordinance: Annex 7504 Queens Court Sponsors: Village Attorney Summary of Item: This will annex the property commonly known as 7504 Queens Court. Following annexation, this property will be rezoned to R-3 Single Family Residential.

AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING CERTAIN TERRITORY TO THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE , ILLINOIS COMMONLY KNOWN AS 7504 QUEENS COURT

ORDINANCE NO . 4309 A motion was made by Commissioner Gilbert, seconded by Commissioner Zabloudil, to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Annexation, Annexation-7504 Queens Court

ORD00 -00549 Ordinance: Rezone 7504 Queens Court from R-1 to R-3 Sponsors: Zoning Board of Appeals Summary of Item: At their meeting of April 25, 2001, the Zoning Board of Appeals unanimously recommended that the property commonly known as 7504 Queens Court by rezoned from R-1 Single Family Residential to R-3 Single Family Residential.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE COMPREHENSIVE ZONING ORDINANCE OF THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE , ILLINOIS, CODIFIED AS CHAPTER 28 OF THE DOWNERS GROVE MUNICIPAL CODE , AS AMENDED TO REZONE 7504 QUEENS COURT

ORDINANCE NO . 4310 A motion was made by Commissioner Zabloudil to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Rezone 7504 Queens – R-1 to R-3

RES00 -00550 Resolution: Final Plat Approval – Dunham Pointe Subdivision Sponsors: Plan Commission Summary of Item: At their meeting of May 1, 2001, the Plan Commission unanimously recommended approval of the final plat of subdivision for Dunham Pointe Subdivision.

A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE FINAL PLAT OF SUBDIVISION FOR DUNHAM POINTE SUBDIVISION

RESOLUTION 2001 -59 A motion was made by Commissioner Schnell to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Subdivision – Dunham Pointe, Dunham Pointe Subdivision

RES00 -00551 Resolution: Preliminary Plat Approval – Boundary Hill Subdivision Sponsors: Plan Commission Summary of Item: At their meeting of May 1, 2001, the Plan Commission unanimously recommended approval of the Preliminary Plat of subdivision for Boundary Hill Subdivision and that exceptions be approved as regards roadway improvements on Boundary Road and lot depth for lots 1 through 5.

A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE PRELIMINARY PLAT OF SUBDIVISION FOR BOUNDARY HILL SUBDIVISION

RESOLUTION 2001 -60 A motion was made, seconded by Commissioner Tully, to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Boundary Hill Subdivision, Subdivision – Boundary Hill

RES00 -00552 Resolution: Final Plat Approval – Schwemm Subdivision Sponsors: Plan Commission Summary of Item: At their meeting of May 1, 2001, the Plan Commission unanimously recommended approval of the final plat of subdivision for Schwemm subdivision and that exceptions be approved as regards roadway improvements on Turvey Court and lot width for Lot 1.

A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE FINAL PLAT OF SUBDIVISION FOR SCHWEMM SUBDIVISION

RESOLUTION 2001 -61 A motion was made by Commissioner Tully, seconded by Commissioner Sisul, to Adopt this file. *Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Schwemm Subdivision, Subdivision – Schwemm

8. Mayor’s Report

Materials to be Received – Minutes

Community Events Commission – May 14, 2001 Plan Commission – May 1, 2001 Public Safety Subcommittee – May 18, 2001 A motion was made by Commissioner Sisul, seconded by Commissioner Gilbert, to Note Receipt Of this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski

Materials to be Received – Monthly Reports

Materials to be Placed on File

9. Manager’s Report

The Manager invited people to come to the Heritage Festival this weekend.

10. Attorney’s Report

The Village Attorney said he had nothing to report tonight but noted three items on the Future Active Agenda with no date.

Future Active Agenda

ORD00 -00373 Ordinance: Refund of GO Bonds Series 1996 and 2000 Sponsors: Finance Indexes: General Obligation Bond – Refund

ORD00 -00428 Ordinance: Amend Open Burning Restrictions Sponsors: Village Attorney The Attorney said this will be Workshopped before it is presented at a Council meeting. Indexes: Open Burning

ORD00 -00527 Ordinance: Provide for the Issuance of Phase IV CBD Bonds Sponsors: Finance Summary of Item: This will authorize the sale of $6,000,000.00 in general obligation TIF bonds.

AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS SERIES 2001 , OF THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE , DUPAGE COUNTY , ILLINOIS , AND PROVIDING FOR THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF A DIRECT ANNUAL TAX FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE PRINCIPAL OF AND INTEREST ON SAID BONDS

ORDINANCE NO . 4319 Indexes: Bond Issue

11. Committee Standing Reports

Commissioner McConnell said the Finance and Administrative Committee met this evening. The agenda included the year-end financial report, the budget to actual report. They are looking at the reports in an effort to make them more usable and easier to generate. They reviewed the second draft of the CBD /TIF Project financing forms. She said they discussed the SCI software and the Finance Department will provide a report on this. They will begin to look at internet bill payment. She said she expects the Technology Committee to be involved in some of these issues. She asked the Council to feel free to provide comments on any of the materials they receive from this Committee. Minutes from the first meeting will be included with the other materials.

Commissioner Schnell said Council will receive minutes of the first two meetings of the Public Works Committee. She thanked Jack Bajor, Bob Jungwirth and the staff for their work.

Commissioner Gilbert said the Public Safety Committee met last week. He said they identified three areas they will review over the next six months: Facilities for both the Police and Fire Departments; overall funding analysis; and consideration of a joint meeting between Public Safety, Parking & Traffic Commission and Public Services to discuss a number of issues including Fire Department response time, speed limits, traffic flow, etc.

12. Council Member Reports and New Business

Commissioner Tully said he has three items. Regarding the setback issue on side streets of Ogden Avenue and apparent differences that arose between the Zoning Commission and the Economic Development Commission. He asked the Council to consider having a member of the Zoning Commission sit on the EDC and vise versa in order to have established lines of communication on a proactive basis.

The Mayor said Council has discussed this before and would like to move forward with this to have the Legal Department draft the ordinance.

Commissioner Tully said the setback change from 25 feet to 8 feet on the side streets of Ogden Avenue is one way to provide an incentive to revitalize Ogden Avenue. Further, Commissioner Tully said he spoke with Mr. Musielak, the Chairman of the Zoning Commission, who has several other ideas which in conjunction with the EDC and the Village Council may provide other ways to encourage redevelopment and improving aesthetics along Ogden Avenue.

Commissioner Tully said the weather forecast for the Heritage Festival calls for sunny skies and temperatures in the high 70s, low 80s. He invited everyone to come.

Commissioner Schnell said a Resolution was passed this evening in support of Character Counts. She said Character Counts would have a booth at the Heritage Festival to provide information to the public.

Commissioner Gilbert said Heritage Festival starts in less than two days. It is a major event for the entire staff and he thanked them for their efforts. Tickets are on sale through Wednesday, 5:00 p.m. Thursday night is the preview night with one price for all rides. It will open at 6:00 p.m.

Commissioner Sisul said that each of the committees have now met at least two times. He suggested a mission statement for each of the committees. He suggested making them available in two weeks.

Mayor Krajewski asked that the portion of the Gruen and Gruen report regarding Ogden Avenue be forwarded to the members of the Zoning Commission.

The Mayor reminded the residents that the Council will have a booth at the Heritage Festival. Staff will be available with plans for Station Crossing and the parking deck.

13. Adjournment

Commissioner Sisul moved to adjourn to Executive Session pursuant to Section 2©(1) of the Open Meetings Act to consider personnel and pursurant to Section 2© (11) to discuss litigation. Commissioner Gilbert seconded.

VOTE : YEA – Commissioners Sisul, Gilbert, McConnell, Tully, Zabloudil, Schnell, Mayor Krajewski

Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried and the Council convened into Executive Session at 7:50 p.m